Los Angeles County

LA County Anti- Obesity Campaign Urges Parents To Drop Sodas From Kids' MealsHealth officials Wednesday unveiled a new anti-obesity campaign aimed at pushing parents in Los Angeles County to drop sodas, juice and other sugary drinks from family snacks and mealtimes.
LA County Leases Two Additional Firefighting Aircraft From CanadaLos Angeles County has leased two additional SuperScooper firefighting aircraft from Canada as a precaution in case of fall wildfires in Southern California.
Immigration Agents To Return To LA County Jails To ID Inmates For DeportationFederal immigration agents will return to Los Angeles County jails on a limited basis to identify deportable inmates under a new policy.
Search Underway For Inmate Who Walked Away From Sylmar Fire CampAuthorities were searching Wednesday for a 24-year-old state prisoner who is believed to have walked away from an inmate fire camp in Sylmar.
Southern California Temperatures Begin Cool DownSouthern California’s heat wave will start to dissipate Friday, but forecasters say high surf will continue to pound the coast, generating dangerous rip currents and sneaker waves.
Gas Prices Stay Down For Labor Day Holiday WeekendThe average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Thursday to its lowest amount since April 28, decreasing 2.6 cents to $3.526, just in time for the Labor Day holiday weekend.
LA County To Cap Ticket Sales, Require Anti-Drug Messaging At Electronic Music EventsOfficials say limiting ticket sales and setting age restrictions is aimed at making "raves" and other county events safer.
LA County Case Of Human Plague Linked To Yosemite Camping TripA Southland child was recovering after contracting a case of human plague while camping in the Yosemite National Park, authorities said Thursday.
LA County To Pay $5 Million Over Mistaken Killing Of HostageLos Angeles County will pay $5 million to the family of a man who was mistakenly shot to death by sheriff's deputies as he tried to flee a knife-wielding captor.
Huntington Park Council Appoints 2 Undocumented Immigrants As CommissionersHuntington Park may become the first city in California to appoint two undocumented immigrants as commissioners on city advisory boards, a lawmaker confirms.
Unemployment Down In LA County, Up Slightly In Orange, Riverside CountiesUnemployment was down in June in Los Angeles County, but went up slightly in Orange and Riverside counties.
LA, OC Gas Prices SkyrocketLos Angeles and Orange County overnight saw the largest one-day price hike in months.